Lawrence and Rasheem discuss Howard University professor Ivory Toldson’s book No B.S. (Bad Stats), with a focus on debunking popular yet false “statistics” around Black education, explaining the role of data in furthering the oppression of Afrikan people, and presenting tips for how to avoid falling into B.S. (Bad Stats) trap.
We analyze “The Whiteness of Wealth” by Dorothy A. Brown – which argues homeownership fails to fulfill its promise to stabilize Black communities and build wealth for Black families.
Heber Brown is the director of the Black Church Food Security Network. We discuss his work regarding food sovereignty and address larger issues of revolutionary praxis and Pan African nation building.
Reparations for slavery have gone from a third rail issue to a mainstream Democratic Party talking point. While much of the conversation has focused on HR 40 and local/statewide task forces – has the reparations movement left a critical tool in the reparations battle of off the battlefield?
In this episode, we’ll be giving updates on our current legislative priorities including – cannabis legalization, Baltimore’s Civilian Review Board, public safety, crime and policing. Also – we’ll be discussing the Maryland Democratic Party leadership’s lack of regard for working class Black people. Dayvon Love will be leading the conversation and be joined by Lawrence Grandpre – Director of Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle.
We’re halfway through the 2022 MD General Assembly. Dayvon Love we’ll be giving an update on cannabis legalization, the Civilian Review Board, juvenile justice and more.
He’ll be joined by Andy Ellis from the Baltimore City Green Party.
An update on our legislative agenda from the 2022 MD General Assembly. We’ll be discussing the racist notions of pathology often grafted onto Baltimore in the MD General Assembly. Next
LBS is working closely with ACLU of Maryland and MD Senator Jill P. Carter to produce a bill this session that legalizes recreational cannabis with a focus on repairing the
Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle is pleased to convene our 8th Annual Black Legislative Agenda Day: From the Baltimore Grassroots. Our hope is that those of us working in the